Communication and Social Media student
Fatima Amin majors in Communication and Social Media at Phoenicia University. She is very passionate about addressing contemporary issues in the Lebanese society. In her talk, Fatima will shed light on the violence underpinning some of the common terms and expressions in the spoken Lebanese language.
Accounting and Finance student
Habiba Awada is a PU student majoring in Accounting and Finance. She is a lucid dreamer and she is passionate about the topic. In her talk, she will take us through a lucid dream journey to explore such a parallel universe.
Professional photographer and Communication student
Marwa Zeitoun is a PU student studying Communication. She is a talented photographer and one who attempts to capture the details of life with her lens. In her TEDxPhoeniciaU talk, she shares her insights about what it feels for a photographer to be inside vs. outside the frame.
Interior designer, painter, musician and architecture student
Nour Saleh is a PU student majoring in Architecture. She is a professional interior designer. In addition, Nour likes to address herself as a sketcher, painter, and a musician. She has participated so far in several international competitions and she won the 2nd place in the Fabriano Drawing Contest in 2006. In addition to Arabic and English, Nour speaks five languages: French, Spanish, Persian, Turkish, and Hindi. In her talk, Nour will attempt to explain what it takes to become an artist.
Poet, writer, creative copywriter, editor, and academic
Rewa Zeinati is an English instructor at Phoenicia University. In addition to her academic commitment, Rewa is a poet, writer, creative copywriter, and editor. She is the author of the creative non-fiction book “Nietzsche’s Camel Must Die” and the poetry chapbook “Bullets & Orchids”. Rewa is also the founder and editor of Sukoon magazine, a literary journal that publishes Arab-themed art and literature in English. Her poems, essays, translations and interviews are published in various anthologies and literary journals in the US, UK and the Arab region. In her TEDxPhoeniciaU talk, Rewa will share with us her journey as she shifts from simply finding a job to building a career and discovering herself within such a career.
Rita Al Khayat
Rita Al Khayat is a Law student at Phoenicia University. She is a feminist and a social activist, where she strives to prompt towards a more just and equal world. In her talk, Rita will address the issue of privilege and will share her idea about combatting such issue.
Shawqi Fakih is a Law student at Phoenicia University. He pays particular attention to philosophical inquiries as he attempts to understand the complex processes that shape our choices and decisions. In his TEDxPhoeniciaU talk, Shawqi will question the very existence of the “right moment”.
Professional DJ and Business Marketing student
Youssef Chehab is a Business Marketing student at Phoenicia University. Youssef is passionate about music. Such passion led him to become a professional DJ. In his TEDxPhoeniciaU talk, Youssef will prompt us to see things from his perspective as a professional and a human.